West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Officers and Men
Regular Army of the United States
who fell in battle during the
War of the Rebellion.
This monument is erected by their
Erected 1897 by Surviving verterans of the Civil War.
Location. 41° 23.683′ N, 73° 57.41′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Washington Road, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located at Trophy Point at the U.S. Military Academy. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome To Trophy Point (a few steps from this marker); Major General John Sedgwick (within shouting distance of this marker); Wars that Shaped the Nation (within shouting distance of this marker); Wars That Shaped the Nation (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery Sherburne (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct West Point Benches (about 300 feet away); Fred E. McAniff & John R. Parker (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Wars That Shaped the Nation (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
More about this monument. Monument contains the names of the men of the Regular Army who died in action during the Civil War. The circular pedestal contains the names of officers, while enlisted mens names appear on the surrounding spheres.
Also see . . .
1. Selection of articles from the New York Times about the Battle Monument. West Point Association of Graduates website. (Submitted on September 28, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. History of the Battle Monument. Google Books scan of an 1898 history of the monument. The history lists the names inscribed on the monument. (Submitted on September 29, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,259 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on June 8, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on September 28, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 12. submitted on August 25, 2015.